IV Therapy & Blood Withdrawal

Healthcare Provider Authorized Course

IV Therapy & Blood Withdrawal

3-day Course
Traditional Classroom (at our center) 

IV Therapy & Blood Withdrawal

Day 1 & 2: Virtual Classroom (online)
Day 3: Our Location

Upon completion of this class the student, LVN, RN or other healthcare provider will have the knowledge, skills and ability to start and infuse intravenous fluids and withdraw blood.

Students will perform as many Blood Withdrawal and IV insertions on the mannikins as necessary until comfortable and confident, followed by 3 live Blood Withdrawals and 3 live IV insertions with classmates (or a proxy).

We are an approved provider for this course by the California BVNPT – select here to verify

Course Description

  • IV & Blood Withdrawal methods, PICC lines, Central lines and IV pumps.
  • Includes review of human body anatomy & functions, electrolytes and fluids, IV solution concentrations, IV preparation, vein selection and live practice.
  • The course meets the requirements of the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians for Licensed Vocational Nurses to become certified in I.V. therapy and blood withdrawal.

Course Content

Theory Content

  • Business and Professions Code Requirements
  • Psychological preparation of the patient 
  • Universal precautions for infection control 
  • Intravenous Therapy
  • Indications for intravenous therapy
  • Types of venipuncture devices
  • Types of delivery systems
  • Types of intravenous fluids 
  • Preparation and immobilization of the venipuncture site 
  • Observation of the patient 
  • Regulation of the fluid flow 
  • Local and systemic reactions 

Clinical Content

  •    Students will perform a minimum of 3 blood withdrawals and 3 IV starts
  •    Methods of blood withdrawal
  •    Venipuncture 
  •    Skin puncture 
  •    Arterial puncture 
  •    Selection of appropriate method 
  •    Safety measures 
  •    Possible complications 
  •    Preparation of withdrawal sites 
  •    Preparation of equipment for intravenous therapy and blood withdrawal 
  •    Safety factors 
  •    Choice of vein 
  •    Choice of artery 
  •    Choice of device for intravenous therapy and blood withdrawal 
  •    Techniques of venipuncture 
  •    Techniques of arterial puncture
  •    Skin puncture practice
  •    Preparation of site 
  •    Preparation of equipment 
  •    Universal precautions for infection control 

Intended Audience

  • Licensed LVNs and unlicensed LVN Students and New Grads: This BVNPT accredited course will fulfill the mandatory requirement for licensure and you may attend the course prior to receiving your LVN license. 
  • Students, RNs, EMTs, Certified Phlebotomy Technicians, Oral Surgery Assistants, Dentists, MRI Technicians and other Healthcare Professionals: This course is an excellent opportunity to learn IV Therapy & Blood Withdrawal skills, refine and refresh your skills and/or verify your skills with your employer. MA’s may not attend this course.
  • LVN Students – You may attend this course prior to graduating your LVN Program and receiving your LVN license

Course Duration

Course Completion

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Certificate of Course Completion, Continuing Education (36 Hours) and Certification (LVN’s & LVN Students)

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Certificate of Course Completion (other Healthcare Providers)

Schedules & Registration

NOTE: if your preferred class date is full, feel free to enroll on the WAITING LIST (no charge), and we will contact you if a seat becomes available: WAITING LIST (specify your preferred class dates)

Please register by clicking your preferred date below:

$300.00 – Classroom Course – includes all supplies, testing, and certificate (no additional fees)

 
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  • Samuel C. AvatarSamuel C.

    David Nava is an excellent Instructor highly recommend. - 8/03/2019 

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    Best place for AHA certification classes hands down! - 10/24/2018 

  • Theresa H. AvatarTheresa H.

    Great instructors, very knowledgeable and patient...I took ACLS, EKG interpretation, IV therapy and it helped tremendously..Thanks Mike and David..! - 8/03/2019 

  • Jacob C. AvatarJacob C.

    The teacher, Mike, was fantastic. He provided an excellent course and made it entertaining. I highly recommend any of the courses offered - 2/24/2019 

  • Salvador H. AvatarSalvador H.

    Great experience. David made the class light and entertaining. He was able to cater to everyone's level of ecg knowledge. He even took some time to explain some rhythms to a participant of the class who was not familiar with them. I would gladly repeat the course with them again. - 3/03/2020 

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    good prices, good trainings. I took 3 or 4 - 8/03/2019 

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    Lots of mnemonics to make the material easier to learn. Enthusiastic, supportive instructors. Consistently good experience. - 11/24/2018 

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    Great place to train for certifications and recertifications such as BLS, ACLS, PALS, etc. And it's a family business with 3 generations of experienced medical professionals. - 7/13/2020 

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    My 1st time here and it was great. I am so glad I came here to renew my CPR certification. Teacher Margie was so patient and helpful with all the students. Would definitely recommend to everyone. - 3/03/2020 

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    Amazing school with great and caring instructors who are truly dedicated to teaching and making sure you pass!! Great atmosphere and location! Parking easily accessible! - 1/19/2021 

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    good prices, good trainings. I took 3 or 4 - 6/24/2019 

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    Fast and expert training for CPR . I am a returning customer here and will be back in the future for my healthcare training needs. - 8/03/2018 

  • Ann AvatarAnn

    I recommend this awesome school for all certifications in health field. Great methodical teachers, organized and not to mention awesome prices!!!!!! Been going here many years for AHA bls/CPR card😊 - 10/24/2018 

  • Theresa H. AvatarTheresa H.

    Great instructors, very knowledgeable and patient...I took ACLS, EKG interpretation, IV therapy and it helped tremendously..Thanks Mike and David..! - 3/24/2019 

  • Gabriela I. AvatarGabriela I.

    Loved how straight to the point the class was, the instructor was very helpful. Will definitely be coming back once I need to renew my cpr certification. - 10/03/2019 

  • Shani L. AvatarShani L.

    Nothing negative to say about this place. The class was very informative, fun and interactive. The instructor was very engaging and created a great environment to learn! Highly recommend this place. Will definitely use them in the future. - 4/03/2020 

  • Tania K. AvatarTania K.

    I am a new RN and I took my ACLS, PALS, ECG, 12 LEAD, ECG Tech certification, and IV refresher course here. ALL OF THEM WERE TAUGHT AND GUIDED BY AMAZING INSTRUCTORS! Highly recommend!!!! - 10/24/2018 

  • Marina K. AvatarMarina K.

    An awesome class with a plenty chances to try out your skills. Very friendly and stress-free environment. Thank you David! - 10/03/2019 

  • Kim D. AvatarKim D.

    Instructor was very personable, informtive and helpful. Class was low stress. Very efficient way to complete or renew. I will definitely use California Medical Training Center again. - 3/24/2019 

  • Jacob C. AvatarJacob C.

    The teacher, Mike, was fantastic. He provided an excellent course and made it entertaining. I highly recommend any of the courses offered - 8/03/2019 

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